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Cheesy gnocchi with Parma ham

20 minutes
20 minutes

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  • 4 T butter
  • 500 g pack Woolworths Italian potato gnocchi
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 100 g Woolworths mini Rosa tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup cream
  • 100 g Parmigiano Reggiano, grated
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 70 g Parma ham, fried

1. Melt 2 T butter in a large, shallow saucepan over a medium to low heat, then fry the gnocchi in batches and until golden and soft.

2. Melt the remaining butter in a large frying pan, then add the garlic and tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes.

3. Pour in the cream and heat through for 3 minutes. Stir in the cheese and season. Toss through the hot gnocchi and serve with the crispy Parma ham.

Photography: Sadiqah Assur-Ismail

Production: Abigail Donnelly

Food assistant: Cheri Kustner

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Abigail Donnelly

Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly

Nothing excites Woolworths TASTE's Food Director quite as much as the challenge of dreaming up recipes with innovative new foods – or the thrill of creating deliciousness on a plate with the humblest of ingredients. With Abi by your side, you’ll be a cooking expert in no time at all.

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